Mumbai, Mar 9 (PTI) Former India skipper Dilip Vengsarkar was today appointed as the chief mentor of the T20 Mumbai League, which will be played here between March 11-21.Also Read - IPL 2021 Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians Match Preview Video: Probable Playing 11s, Dubai Weather, Pitch Report

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Vengsarkar, fondly called ‘colonel’, represented Mumbai and later India and also served as the Chairman of the Selection Committee. Also Read - Viral Video: Cadbury Recreates Its Iconic Dairy Milk Ad by Swapping Genders, Celebrates Women Cricketers | Watch

On his appointment, Vengsarkar said, “As the Chief Mentor, I aim to encourage and nurture young cricketers for successful performances on home turf. This is a great platform for Mumbai cricketers to shine and make a mark early on in their careers, leading to a promising future.” Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has been appointed as the ambassador of the League while legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar will be the League Commissioner.

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